Chillin’ Out: Annual Lake Wallenpaupack winter festival returns with frozen fun

Bundle up to tee up at Wally Ice Fest. Looking to return after two years of warm weather prevented the festivities, the event features not only a golf tournament but also a pond hockey competition, golf-ball driving contest and curling demonstrations, all on the...
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Multimedia piece brings Langston Hughes’ words to life

Jazz trumpeter Ron McCurdy picked up where poet Langston Hughes left off. A former professor at University of Minnesota, McCurdy created an educational, multimedia piece for a Harlem Renaissance-themed exhibit there, and 20 years later, he continues to present it...
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‘Disney on Ice’ glides into Mohegan Sun Arena for eight performances

Believing is just the beginning when it comes to dreams. Catch “Disney on Ice: Dream Big” when it glides into Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp., starting Thursday, Jan. 11, for an eight-performance run over five days. “The show is for everyone,”...
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Fab 5 – January 18, 2018

Fab 5 – January 18, 2018

1.  AMSOIL Arenacross Indoor professional motorcyclists will compete Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 21, at noon at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. The AMSOIL Arenacross Series visit will feature an...

Clubs – January 18, 2018

Clubs – January 18, 2018

Thursday, Jan. 18 279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre: John Smith Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Trivia Night Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Leighanne and Company Chacko’s Memory Lane Lounge, 195 N....

Sounds – January 18, 2018

Sounds – January 18, 2018

OFFA REX — ‘The Queen of Hearts’  THE GOOD: Indie folk/rock outfit Offa Rex offers up its sparkling debut (sort of). THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: Offa Rex is less a proper band and more a merging of two established acts — Pacific Northwest indie rock...

Concerts – January 18, 2018

Concerts – January 18, 2018

F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: 570-826-1100 Back in Black — AC/DC tribute, Friday, Jan. 19 ARRIVAL from Sweden — ABBA tribute, Saturday, Jan. 20 Alt 92.1 Snow Show featuring Dashboard Confessional, Sunday, Jan. 28 Billy Strings, Monday, Jan. 29 Eddie B,...

Up Close & Personal – Heather Davis

Up Close & Personal – Heather Davis

Heather Davis is the director of marketing and communications with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. She is a native of Dunmore and is a graduate of Bishop O’Hara High School and Hofstra University, where she studied film and production. She also received...